The Rajasthan Textile Mills Association (RTMA) was set up in 1954 and since then it has been functioning as representative body of the textile mills of the state, championing the cause of the textile industry and making constructive suggestions to the State and the Central Government in regard to textile policy, taxation and other operational activities. It also has close liaison with sister organization in the country such as Confederation of India Textile Industry (CITI) (Formerly known as ICMF), Indian Spinners Association (ISA), Association of Synthetic Fibre Industry (ASFI), Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) etc. It has also been having liaison with other Regional Textile Mills Association and State Level Associations of trade and industry.

RTMA has been attending the meeting and making useful contribution to the following committees:

  • Rajasthan State Labour advisory Board
  • State Level Standing Labour Committee
  • Committee on Amendments in Labour Laws
  • Committee to suggest changes in the Factories Act
  • State Level Tax Advisory Committee
  • ESI Regional Committee
  • State Level Export Promotion Council
  • State Level Banker’s Committee of Export promotion
  • Regional Advisory Committee and Grievance Committee of Central Excise
  • Customs Grievance Committee and
  • Working Group to study the impact of WTO Agreements on the textile industry.
The Rajasthan Textile Mills Association

The RTMA is also represented in confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) and Northern Indian Textile Research Association (NITRA).

The Rajasthan Textile Mills Association
The Rajasthan Textile Mills Association
The Rajasthan Textile Mills Association

The RTMA has been putting up various reports and memoranda to the Govt. of India, Govt. of Rajasthan and various committees and meeting, from time to time. It has been bringing out since January 1993 a Quarterly News Letter highlighting the data and information on textile sector encompassing not only the regional and country but also the world scenario.